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Old 03-26-2016, 06:38 PM   #21
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I tell you what Ive learned, if I level first I'm always low on the side the slide outs are on. So I always add about 6 to 8 inches under the tires on that side so its high on that side until I slide them out and I'm always very close to level then. At that point I put my stabilizers down and chock the wheels.. If I don't chock the wheels it moves back and forth and makes everyone sea sick except me. Ha!
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:47 PM   #22
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I tell you what Ive learned, if I level first I'm always low on the side the slide outs are on. So I always add about 6 to 8 inches under the tires on that side so its high on that side until I slide them out and I'm always very close to level then. At that point I put my stabilizers down and chock the wheels.. If I don't chock the wheels it moves back and forth and makes everyone sea sick except me. Ha!
6 to 8" needed under your tires means You need Another Campsite! Youroo!!
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:49 PM   #23
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6 to 8" needed under your tires means You need Another Campsite! Youroo!!
Or a tractor bucket load of gravel.....
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Old 03-26-2016, 06:54 PM   #24
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My users manual says level first, had a service tech tell me it didn't matter, talked to the two guys at the Goshen Rally from the Sunseeker/Forester factory that build & install the slides...level first.....I have always leveled first and will continue to...
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:02 PM   #25
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I'm in Slidell, La, where are you? I just joined FR Forum and have read some very helpful emails.
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:03 PM   #26
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:21 PM   #27
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Level, then put down the stabilizers, then put out the slide. That's the order they list it in the Owners's Manual. There's no way putting even 2 slides out will drop that side by 6-8".
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Old 03-26-2016, 07:46 PM   #28
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I have 2 slides on the same side & when I extend them that side drops just over an inch. Therefore I try to get that side about an inch higher when leveling and then there's just-enough slope to keep the rainwater draining away from the slide seals...
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Old 03-27-2016, 11:52 PM   #29
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We always level our trailer before deploying the slide(s). With our new fifth-wheel Cardinal, however, we find that leveling the trailer without using blocks to level the chassis first on wheel blocks, causes the slides to operate erratically, and the entrance door to jam. We have re-set the "zero point" on our leveling system and are waiting to see if the results are any different on our next camping trip. This should never happen!
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Old 03-28-2016, 06:59 AM   #30
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I also find that my bedroom slide is on the same side as my Kitchen, one inch higher keeps the head end of my bed higher .. Don't like sleeping with my head down even slightly.
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